The How, When, and Why of Strip Freshening.

“Do I really need to refresh my fall strips?”  This was one of the most frequent questions I heard being asked at the National Strip-Tillage Conference this year. More strip-tillers each year are adding spring strip-tillage to their regimen, but many farmers are wondering why. What is the general purpose of spring strip-freshening?  The general…

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The Top 10 Reason Why Farmers Turn to Strip-Till

The Top 10 Reasons Why Farmers Turn to Strip-Till is the culmination of countless conversations with farmers, agronomists, and professors, and gives a good synopsis of strip-tillage and why many see it as the future of farming. Any one of these ten reasons could be enough on their own to justify strip-tillage, but it just…

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Vulcan Update: We Now Offer Financing!

New and exciting things are happening at Vulcan Equipment! We now offer a multitude of financing options through AgDirect! AgDirect is a program owned and operated by Farm Credit that focuses on allowing farmers and ranchers to obtain the equipment they need. They offer great rates on purchasing, financing, and leasing new equipment. They even offer programs like half-year…

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The Strip – Tillage Blog

Hello, and welcome to The Strip-Tillage Blog from Vulcan Equipment! This is a monthly blog focusing on farming practices of all types, but with a focus on strip-tillage. My name is Lincoln Slagel, and I work for Vulcan Equipment, in both the finance and product development departments. This blog is intended to be purely educational on the topic of tillage,…

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